Nov 2, 2012 8:00pm PDT
: brilliant. the host of the movie and correspondent for cbs sundays morning, mo rocca. >> i think first graders have an uncorrupted sense of fairness. that was real. it's a hot button issue, colored pencils versus markers. >> eliot: and states right did not leap from their lips. >> that did not come up, but we're the only democracy at this point with this system when it was created it wasn't that uncommon but it's well past sell-by date and i'm tired of the two sides of the issues. >> eliot: years ago when states were sovereign, there was respecting the power. it's an idiotic power. i was around electorate once and i felt important. >> us an electorate once. >> eliot: when i was attorney general, governor, you get to hold those positions but fundamentally the electorate college is obsolete. there is an every to undo it. some lawyers came up with to have states pass laws. will that succeed? >> it's halfway there. enough states need to agree to it, that collectively equal 270 votes, the winning number to win the vote. it started with maryland, and if you google" national popular vote plan
Oct 31, 2012 3:00am PDT
48-47, that is according to the new "new york times" cbs news poll. but the survey was conducted before hurricane sandy hit. obama has had a strong response to that storm, so we could see that have a positive effect for him in the polls. obama is still up in ohio but it's a much tighter race in virginia and florida. the president now with 253 votes and romney with 206. more bill press right after the break. ♪ now? kind of guys who do like reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all of the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers, thinking. >> okay, so there is wiggle-room in the ten commandments, is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. >> what the hell were they thinking? >> only on current tv. brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. visit geico.com for a free rate quote. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bil
Nov 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
to climb chicago's willis tower with a bionic leg. cbs reports zack who lost a leg in a motorcycle accident has been fitted with a new leg that responds to his thoughts working off of electrical pulses -- >> i'm sorry. is this story from the future? controlling a leg with his thoughts? >> works off of electrical impulses coming from muscles in his hamstrings. when he thinks climb the leg kicks into action. hopefully it will go up all 103 stories of the willis tower. he's a test pilot. the technology has never been used before. >> is there new and innovative ways to make people like me look lazar? i'm serious. i think it is an incredible story. i applaud this man. but i'm not going to climb it with two good legs. it makes me look bad. >> bill: i don't want to dump on this guy but i wish him well. but you know if you're given a new prosthetic leg and you have a new lease on life, you are going to climb a 103 story building and fall to your death? >> i'm going to vegas and dancing until 4:00 a.m. >> bill: thank you.
Oct 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
. every single tv show that's based in new york city airing on nbc, abc and cbs and several cable networks have halted production since sunday including all of the late night comedy shows. over 20 shows in all. all braid way shows have been canceled until further notice. a couple of major movies also stopped because of the storm. >> bill: movie theatres, do they just shut down? >> a lot of movie theatres shut down too. people wouldn't go out. >> that's a good point. i didn't think about that. i didn't even think about trying to go out to a movie theatre yesterday. >> martin sheen an avid obama supporter had harsh words for mitt romney in a new interview with the huffing "the huffington post." he said romney is nothing but arrogant, a successful businessman who does not have a clue what 99% of the people are going through. on romney's debate performance sheen said mr. romney showed his rear end there using a different word. how stupid he is referring to the old phrase arrogance is ignorance matured. >> bill: wow.
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
at -- by the way rude, did you know i just saw this over the weekend. the cbs poll that showed romney winning by a wide margin in the first poll. did you know that obama in the same poll won the third poll by an even larger margin. but you make a good point. as to how it was covered. with obama, it was covered like a disaster of epic proportions never before seen in politics. and it was not. you know. yes, he was not on his game. anybody can say that. this is -- as you said, you're describing romney in the third debate. he either agreed completely or threw out a word or two that looked like he looked things up on his smart phone. romney's sole plan seems to be he'll be there and not obama. no doubt america will seem stronger with a man named willard in charge. somebody did the graphic but everything he said but i'm white. >> yeah. that's pretty much it. and you know, i just want to go up to people that are thinking of voting for romney and going what if obama said i have a plan to fix the economy but i'm not going to tell
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
, david bender. >> happy halloween everybody. i've got some candy for you! this just in. the cbs quinnipiac and quinnipiac, the most accurate poll two years ago. the most accurate. obama up by one in florida. two in virginia. five in ohio. >> ooh! >> just in. >> i hope that holds. >> that's candy for everybody. it doesn't mean that we stop working. this is before people get to see his andrew shepherd moment of the last three days. >> stephanie: that's right. he is the president -- so take that. thank you. >> happy halloween. hi elvira. >> hi. that's a great treat. thank you. >> stephanie: make sure you keep your bathrobe closed when you answer the door tonight. >> that's a good point. i'm closing it now. >> stephanie: love you. >> love you guys, bye. >> you gave me a great idea with the romney poo bags i have. i'm going to -- you know, you could go around the neighborhood and if people have the sign in their yard, you could put them -- a burning bag of dog poo on the doormat and ring the bell and then they